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Who We Are

Andrea Cilento

Andrea Cilento, LCSW

Founder & Psychotherapist



Who you are and what you have experienced is unique, and so will be your path to healing. I use an integrative, individualized approach. Whether you are looking for a short-term treatment to resolve a specific problem in your life, or longer-term therapy to delve into deeper issues, together we will develop a treatment plan that best meets your needs. My approach draws from the following types of therapy:



Degrees and Credentials


  • New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Master of Social Work, New York University, May 2011

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minor in Women's Studies, University of Washington, August 2005

Post-Graduate Trainings

  • Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI), New York University, 2013

  • Assessment & Treatment of Combat Trauma, Eva Usadi, MA,

      BCD, 2012

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Training Parts 1&2, William Zangwill, Ph.D., 2011

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Training Part 3, Laurel Parnell, 2021

Clinical and Social Work Experience

I began my psychotherapy private practice in January of 2020. Previously, I worked as a social worker in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including Hope for the Warriors, New York, NY from 2011 - 2013 and The Holliswood Hospital, Queens, NY from 2010 - 2013. In these positions, I provided psychotherapy, case management, and crisis intervention. I also coordinated the Family Reintegration Program as well as developed and ran the Women Veterans Initiative for Hope for the Warriors. Other experience includes a social work internship at an elementary school in Harlem, NY from 2009 - 2010 and volunteering as a crisis advocate for the Domestic Abuse Women's Network in Tukwila, WA from 2008 -2009.

Bryce Perry, LMSW



At times in life, we find ourselves overwhelmed; in states of persistent mental or emotional distress, stuck in patterns that no longer serve us, and questioning which path best serves us. With greater consciousness of our patterns of thought, feeling and behavior, we can develop the capacity to meet these moments with the wisdom of our whole selves. By connecting more fully to our emotions, we can access our innate healing process and move towards greater integration. In honoring your unique story, we can explore how life’s suffering may be pointing you towards greater wholeness and a life of meaning.

I believe all people deserve respect and care and I provide a safe, non-judgmental, and compassionate space where you can show up however you are. I integrate a variety of lenses including relational, psychodynamic, and somatic approaches all within the context of trauma-informed care. I am a Level 1 AEDP Therapist.  Working collaboratively, we will sort through the challenges and symptoms you are experiencing and explore the questions you are holding.

Bryce Perry


Degrees and Credentials


  • New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LMSW)

  • Master of Social Work, Hunter College

  • Master of Science, Development, London School of Economics

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, University of the South

Post-Graduate Trainings

  • Level 1 AEDP Therapist

  • Person Centered Care and Harm Reduction, Partnership to End Addiction (2022)

Clinical and Social Work Experience

I also work as a therapist at the LGBT Center’s Outpatient Substance Use Program. Prior to training as a therapist, I spent the bulk of my career working internationally in humanitarian and refugee assistance.


I’ve worked with diverse populations facing a range of concerns, such as anxiety, depression, substance use and Chemsex, and trauma; as well as issues related to sexual and gender identity, body image and relationships of all kinds. I have specific experience with the LGBTQIA+ community and a professional background that has acquainted me with the unique challenges of working internationally in crisis and conflict zones.


Sébastien Haizet, LMSW



Do you struggle to set boundaries for yourself? Are you experiencing depression or anxiety because you feel overwhelmed by life's circumstances? Do you find yourself stuck in unhelpful patterns that prevent you from living your life to its full potential? Have you experienced traumatic and unresolved life events that are holding you back?

Seeking help is a meaningful first step. Developing an affirming and positive working alliance will help you unravel issues and find your own unique path of transformation and growth.

My practice is person-centered, strength-based, trauma-focused, gender affirming and culturally competent. I am dedicated to providing you with a safe and non-judgmental environment in order to guide you through your journey of empowerment, well-being, and wholeness. 


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Degrees and Credentials


  • New York State Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Master of Social Work, Silberman/Hunter College, NYC
  • Master of International Affairs with a concentration in News, Media, Cultures and Human Rights, New School, NYC
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Major in Media Studies and Documentary Filmmaking and Minor in Art History, Hunter College, NYC 

Post-Graduate Trainings

  • Gender Affirming Practice with Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth (Silberman / Hunter College)
  • Introduction to Internal Family System (Derek Scott / IFS Canada)
  • Sex Therapy (Ackerman Institute)
  • Grief Counseling (Telehealth Certification Institute)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Center for Practice Innovation)
  • Treatment of Trauma (National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine)

Clinical and Social Work Experience

I currently provide therapy both in English and French at The LGBTQ Center’s Outpatient Mental Health program. I work with a wide range of adult LGBTQ+ community members (TGNC and BIPOC among others) facing diverse challenges such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, low self-esteem, addiction and other issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity. I also work with LGBTQ+ asylum seekers and have provided therapy and support letters to individuals from over 20 nationalities. 

I interned as a social worker in both inpatient and outpatient settings where I provided case management and psychotherapy to older adults with chronic mental health issues (The Bridge and NORC at Franklin Plaza). I also volunteered at the LGBTQ+ drop-in Center and shelter at Ali Forney where I conducted group workshops and outdoor recreational activities.

Prior to being a therapist, I have worked over 10 years in Cultural Programming for a prominent Asian and Asian American Cultural Institution based in NYC.

Interested in joining our team?

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